Competitive Examination (CSS) - 2008
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CSS examination for the year 2007 for recruitment to posts in BS-17 under
the Federal Government departments for induction into
will be held
with effect from in 15 March 2008 simultaneously at
- D.I. Khan
- Skardu &
A candidate must have attained the age of twenty one (21) years and must
not have attained the age of twenty eight (28) years on crucial
date i.e. 1st January 2008. A candidate born earlier than 2nd of
January 1980 and later than 1st January 1987 will not be eligible.
The upper age limit will be relaxable by two years up to the age of (30)
years for the following category of candidates:
- Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Buddhist community.
- Candidates who are permanent residents of AJK and Northern Areas or belonging
to the recognized Tribes of Baluchistan, the Tribal Areas of D.I. Khan
and Peshawar Divisions (including the former Frontier States of Dir, Swat,
Chitral and Amb), former Tribal Areas of Mardan and Hazara Divisions and
Upper Tanawal Area of Hazara Division and former excluded (Baluch) area
forming part of D.G. Khan and Rajanpur Districts.
- In the case of in service, Government servants including AJK Government
servants who have rendered not less than two years continuous Government
Service on crucial date i.e. 1st January 2008.
Candidates should have at least a Second Class Bachelor's Degree. A candidate
who has obtained a third division or 'D' grade in his/her Bachelor's Degree
will be eligible for the examination in cases where he/she has obtained a
higher division in the Master's Degree. The result of the required educational
qualification must have been declared on or before crucial date i.e.
1st January 2008.
Number of Attempts:
Candidates who have already utilized three chances at the CSS Examination
are not eligible.
Disabled candidates in the categories of physical, hearing/speech (deaf &
dumb) and visually impaired (blind) are allowed to compete against four
Occupational Groups/Services viz: (a) Commerce & Trade Group (b) Pakistan
Audit & Accounts Service (c) Information Group and (d) Postal Group, provided
they fulfill the eligibility criteria of education and age limit as mentioned
The number of vacancies to be filled on the basis of CSS Examination,
2006 will be announced later.
The fee Rs. 1000/- is to be deposited in the nearest Government
Treasury or the State Bank of Pakistan or National Bank of Pakistan, under
the Head of Account "C-02101-Organs of State - Examination Fee-Receipt of
FPSC". Postal orders, cheques, money orders or Bank drafts will NOT be accepted.
Fee once deposited in the Treasury/Bank will neither be refunded nor will
it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection under any circumstances.
Both male and female candidates will be admitted to the examination provisionally
at their own risk subject to their being found eligible in all respects.
On detailed scrutiny of the applications after the written examination is
over, if any candidate is found ineligible in any respect under the rules
for the examination, his/her candidature will be cancelled regardless of
the fact, wether he/she has appeared in the examination or qualified rheirin.
To avoid frustration, the candidates are advised in their own interest to make
sure before appearing in the examination that they fulfill all the requirements
of the rules, relating to the examination.
The Application Forms, Rules and Guidelines on the syllabi will be available
after 01-December-2007 on production of the original treasury
receipt as proof of deposit of the examination fee of Rs. 1000/- (for all
the candidates) at the following places:
FPSC Head Office, F-5/1, Agha Khan Road, Islamabad
FPSC Branch Office, H.M. 2, Bath Island, Karachi
FPSC Branch Office, House # 197-A, New Muslim Town, Bank Stop, Wahdat Road,
FPSC Branch Office, Plot # 29, Behind Rehman Medical Complex, Sector B-2,
Phase-V, Hayatabad, Peshawar
FPSC Branch Office, Almo Chowk, Airport Road, Quetta
AJK Public Service Commission, Muzaffarabad
- Information Centres
FPSC Information Centres located in the Universities at Bahawalpur, D.I.Khan,
Jamshoro, Khairpur Mirs, Multan, Quetta, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad,
Government Degree Colleges at Chitral and Gilgit.
The Application Forms, Rules and Guidelines on the syllabi can also be
downloaded from FPSC's website. Photocopies of the Application Form
is also acceptable.